Category Archives: Book Reviews

This Day in Maine is fascinating

I have to thank Joseph Owen for all the research he must have done to create his fascinating book, This Day in Maine, and also thank all those who encouraged and helped Owen, including the publisher, Islandport Press. This is one of the most interesting books I have ever read. For every day of the […]

Bangor Policeman’s book is really good

Bangor police officer Timothy Cotton expressed skepticism that he could write a book, even though he’d been writing Facebook stories about his police department for years. So here’s the good news: Cotton has written a wonderful book, The Detective in the Dooryard published by Down East Books. I assumed the book would be full of […]

Children will love this book

Marty Kelley has written an amazing children’s book that kids will race through. OK, I did too! Albert’s Almost Amazing Adventure, published by Islandport Press in Yarmouth, features a young boy telling his friends about his amazing adventures. But as he begins each story, you turn the page and one of his friends has imagined […]